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4 July 2018

ACC speaking to French Delegates in Montreal

Published by Carole Fournier

At a seminar organized by Les solutions conseils rézoway, ACC Label presented a seminar about food labelling requirements in Canada to a group of French entrepreneurs seeking to expand their market on the Canadian market.

7 November 2017

Food Labelling in Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

On October 11th, 2017, ACC Label gave a lecture to McGill University Food Science graduates in the Comparative Food Law course (FDSC 555). Topics included: nutritional analysis methods, evaluating projects, careers in food labelling, keeping up-to-date with regulatory modifications.

1 November 2017

Food Labelling in Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

On September 29th, 2017, ACC Label gave a 2-hour lecture to dietetic students of McGill University. Topics covered included the Canadian legal framework, basic food labelling requirements, value-added claims, nutritional analysis, employment outlook, roles and responsibilities of people working in food labelling and challenges they face.

19 December 2016

New Canadian Food Labelling Regulations

Published by Carole Fournier

Effective since December 14, 2016 It is now official: after years of consultations and discussions, the new Canadian food labelling regulations, based on the latest scientific evidence, have finally passed legislation. They are in force since the day of their publication in Canada Gazette part II, on December 14, 2016. Overall, the objective of the […]

15 December 2016

New Regulatory Requirements in Food Labelling

Published by Carole Fournier

Canadian food labelling is evolving. Major regulatory modifications are about to change the appearance and the contents of ingredient lists and Nutrition Facts tables. Why all these modifications? What should we know? This seminar will present the new regulatory requirements regarding: the declaration of sugars and food colour additives; the new core nutrients to include […]

15 November 2016

Working in Food Labelling

Published by Carole Fournier

This lecture aimed to familiarize dietetic and food science students about working in food labelling. The lecture began with the subject of client relations: understanding the needs and the expectations of clients; evaluating labelling projects and the role of the expert advisor. Common traps in nutritional analysis and food labelling in general were discussed, as […]

12 April 2016

What is your budget for food labelling errors?

Published by Carole Fournier

Do you budget for food labelling errors? Such errors could incur important expenses that can seriously unbalance a budget. Food laws are enacted to protect the public. Those who transgress acts and regulations are liable to government penalties proportional to the offence. Minor labelling errors, with no impact on the health and safety of consumers, […]

10 August 2015

Deadline: August 27, 2015!

Published by Carole Fournier

Proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations Health Canada finalized its proposed regulatory modifications to Canadian food labelling regulations in Canada Gazette Part I, on June 13, 2015. Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice, i.e. no later than August 27, […]

10 August 2015

ACC Label on Radio-Canada

Published by Carole Fournier

August 5, 2015, Isabelle Gobeil of Radio-Canada contacted ACC Label to discuss the proposed regulatory modifications with respect to food labelling,Click here to access the interview (in French only)

7 April 2015

ACC in La Presse+ 2015 AL 07

Published by Carole Fournier

Carole Fournier, President of ACC Label, was interviewed by Marie Allard of La Presse+ regarding: the reliability of Nutrition Facts tables. The subject is discussed in the News (Actualités) section of the April 7th issue of La Presse+. government inspections of nutritional information on food labels in the health (Pause santé) section of the April 7th 2015 issue of La Presse+.

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